Recommendations include securing land rights for women, promoting women’s cooperatives and encouraging women to lead in developing climate policy.
Penang is intensifying efforts to attract Chinese medical tourists, aiming to increase revenue by offering diverse medical services and capitalising on its growing holiday destination reputation.
Australian endometriosis sufferer Kellie Johnson describes how she gave birth against the odds, and how she created a special heating pack to deliver pain relief that’s in demand globally.
Prime minister says government will issue national apology to all affected by the drug, which caused widespread birth defects in the 1960s
Sex and desire are often looked at through the lens of shame in India, exacerbated by poor sex education in the country.
The result in Ohio, a state that supported Trump in the 2020 presidential election, is yet another sign that abortion remains a potent issue for Democrats ahead of the 2024 campaign for the White House.
Japan requires women to be in a heterosexual marriage to access IVF, leading some in same-sex relationships to travel overseas to receive the treatment.
If the Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Bill is passed, access to sexual and reproductive health services, like contraception, would increase.
French President Emmanuel Macron vowed that the freedom of women to have an abortion will be irreversible in his country, following the rollback of such rights in the US last year.
Bites from banana spiders in South America could potentially be used to treat erectile dysfunction and even prostate cancer.
Ultrarunner Natalie Dau, speaking from personal experience, describes how women can schedule their training around their menstrual cycle phases for optimum performance.
Funding for programmes promoting gender equality and female empowerment globally is ‘inadequate, unpredictable and inconsistently distributed’.
A Mexican Supreme Court ruling that national laws prohibiting the procedure are unconstitutional and violate women’s rights extended Latin American’s trend of widening abortion access.
The organisers of ‘Lust: A sexy September fair to dive into self love, intimacy & sexuality’ decided to hold the event in a 5-star hotel to destigmatise it.
Nastya Podorozhnya’s Telegram helpline aims to support Ukrainian women fleeing the war, who are often ‘stunned’, ‘shocked’ by Poland’s restrictive abortion laws.
Chief Executive John Lee tells consultation session on his second policy address he will look at suggestions to boost birth rate; tourism and talent acquisition also priorities.
Doctors and other experts weigh in after lawmakers suggests increase from 10 to 55 years storage time for frozen reproductive material might boost births.
Your vagina needs healthy bacteria, so your job is to keep them that way by educating yourself and choosing products to avoid harsh chemicals, for a start
In South Korea, people who try to parent ‘outside the conventional system’ face much hurtful criticism and practical legal barriers.
A study has debunked the belief that engaging in vigorous exercise such as high-intensity interval training (HIIT) while pregnant is harmful to unborn babies.
During World Breastfeeding Week 2023, we speak to women helping mothers understand the health benefits of exclusive breastfeeding over baby milk formula and aiding them with problems.
Testosterone is thought of as a male hormone, but women need it too. If their bodies do not produce enough, there are limited medical means to raise their levels of it. Exercise and following the right diet can help.
An estimated 45 per cent of the 6 million annual pregnancies in the US are unintended. Teens and girls, women of colour and those with low incomes report greater hurdles in getting prescriptions and picking them up.
Almost half of HIV transmission could be via mother to child, but stigma means many do not get tested for it or for syphilis and other dangerous STIs, or receive treatment.
‘State bans are just the beginning,’ the US president said on the anniversary of the ruling. ‘Their agenda is extreme, dangerous, and out-of-step with the vast majority of Americans.’
With sperm counts falling, men need to safeguard their fertility if they plan on having a family. Lifestyle changes help, from the right diet and underwear to cycling and drinking less.
Women, for years ‘deprived of pleasure, without any connection to body’, can have clitoral reconstruction surgery at nation’s first such clinic – if they can afford to.